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Were Mk2's also exported to NZ?

 

I belive so, they underwent quite a drastic rebuild by NZR.

 

I travelled to work in Wellington for a while in a train made up of SE cars (1970s 2F cars given a bare minimum refurb before entering service in NZ). The thing that really struck me was how cramped these ex-standard gauge cars were inside compared to the older designed-for-the-1067mm-gauge Ganz Mavag EMUs.

 

[pedant mode] NZR was long gone when these cars arrived. The NZ Mk 2s were rebuilt by Tranz Rail, Toll and KiwiRail [/pedant mode].

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Another export similar to the Pink Floyd stuff includes the EM2's in the late 1960's to Holland.

 

Recently there have been 20's, 37's and 58's running on various lines in France and Spain fo High Speed construction contracts.

 

If we look just at the Leeds loco builders - at Middleton Railway we have a map with every country we supplied in pink - or more correctly places with no railways are green.

 

In the steam era many Austerity 0-6-0ST's and the WD 2-10-0's and 2-8-0's ran all over Europe. Some 0-6-0ST's survive in Holland including a HC built one in Rotterdam. Stannier 8F's still exist in Turkey & Iraq from wartime operations.

 

During WWI ROD 2-8-0 GCR later LNER O4's operated in Europe and some still exist in Australia.

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English Electric built 20 locomotives for the Polish state railway in the early 1960's, that derive greatly from the BR Class 83 electric locos.

 

Saw a few in service a few years ago - still working and in pretty good shape. Designated the EU06 by PKP. Acording to Wiki, 14 out of the orginal 20 built are still in service.

 

Then of course we have the Class 141 Pacers - one of which went to Thailand and Malaysia in the 80's - where it was tested unducessfully. When the BR owned examples were withdrawn, twelve were sold to Iran, and two to Holland.

 

Cheers,

 

Stephen

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The iron ore traffic in the north of Sweden, was started by the British using British rolling stock. I'm pretty sure most (all?) of the locos in the second link ended up at the Barry Railway.

 

http://www.jvmv2.se/forum/index.php?id=114731

 

http://www.jvmv2.se/forum/index.php?id=114726

 

Regards,

 

Stefan

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The iron ore traffic in the north of Sweden, was started by the British using British rolling stock. I'm pretty sure most (all?) of the locos in the second link ended up at the Barry Railway.

 

 

Not quite. The British-backed Swedish & Norwegian Railway (S&NJ, also referred to as the "Northern European Railway") went bankrupt and its assets disposed of in 1893.

 

Of twenty-five locomotives delivered by Black Hawthorn (seven 0-4-0STs) and Sharp Stewart (0-8-0s, two more from Sharp Stewart were ordered, but not delivered), only two 0-8-0s went to the Barry Railway, eventually becoming GWR nos 1389/90.

 

Six of the BH 0-4-0STs passed to the Swedish state railways (SJ) where they became class Qä. They were all scrapped between 1910 and 1929, except for one sold to a private railway in 1927.

 

Sixteen were re-exported to Germany, six to the Pfalzische Eisenbahn (class G3) and ten going to the Baden State Railway (including the original SNJ no.6, wrongly attributed to the Pfalzische Eisenbahn in the caption to the picture in the link) as class VIIIb. After WWI, two of the BadStB locos found their way to Cie. de l'Est in France (nos. 4701/2). The locomotives were given names by the Pfalz.

 

The Pfalz locomotives survived long enough to be included in the provisional Deutsche Reichsbahn numbering scheme, being allocated the number series 55.7001-6. However all were withdrawn before the scheme was implemented and therefore never carried DR numbers.

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Everything but the loco's stayed (I think! :jester: ) In any case the basic design of the original six- wheeled iron ore wagon lasted well over a hundred years. The S&NJ also introduced the Westinghouse air-breaks in Sweden.

 

Regards,

 

Stefan

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The RCTS are trying to collate observations of ex-BR shunters in Italy - http://www.rcts.org.uk/features/diesels/content.htm?id=diesels/italy.

 

The class 14s come up here occasionally - here's a picture of one at its final resting place (Lopez, Zaragoza) before scrapping. http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/25783-novembers-modern-locomotives-illustrated/&do=findComment&comment=271288

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Of course, apart from new builds, it wasn't just ex-British Railways locomotives that were exported second-hand.

 

For example, this 0-6-0DM locomotive, delivered as no. 25 (D2005) "CELIDON" to the Bristol Port Authority, Avonmouth (Hudswell Clarke D915 of 1956), worked there until the end of 1973. After a brief spell in Romford it was exported to Belgium, ending up at the George et Cie. plant near Charleroi, where I saw and photographed it in 1999. It is believed to have been scrapped in 2001.

 

This locomotive, some of its class-mates, and other second-hand locomotives (including ex-BR class 03s) passed through the hands of a dealer/hirer in Maldegem (not the Stoomcentrum). Of course British locomotives finding a new lease of life in Belgium is nothing new, as a study of the locomotive stock Malines & Terneuzen Railway would evince - but I'm trying to confine this thread to diesel exports linked to domestic models.

 

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There is quite a lot of information available on the internet about the Brush Bagnall locos that were exported to Sri Lanka (Ceylon), taster here;

http://gyan.slrfc.or...rushbagnall.htm

By the time I got there last February, there was just one remaining in a rather precarious state though.

Similar aged American built machines were still in daily use however!

Certainly an interesting country, railway wise with UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan and China represented amongst its rolling stock providers.

Cheers,

John E.

 

PS I did briefly see one black shunting loco that looked 'British' too! Must get my pics up, one day!

PPS Another Brush loco here: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=285461&nseq=14

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Technical details and many photos of the NSUs as mentiond on page one can be found here

 

http://www.comrails.com/cr_locos/r_nsu.html

 

Suprising how many have been preserved

 

Also the Sultzer powered Australian built NT Class that ran with them

 

http://www.comrails.com/cr_locos/r_nt.html

 

An interesting EE powered Austraian built loco (SAR 800)

 

http://www.comrails.com/pic_gr/gr_scan_0057.html

 

And my favourite UK export to South Australia the Armstrong Whitworth built 500 class 4-8-2 later 4-8-4

 

http://www.comrails.com/sar_locos/r_b_500.html

Details

 

http://www.comrails.com/pic_lk/lk_0395.html

Photo in original condition

 

http://www.comrails.com/pic_cd/cd_p0108337a_25.html

and in preservation

 

 

 

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